WordPress connecting to SQL Azure

Microsoft makes WordPress on Azure easier, but a tricky situation arises when we need to use MsSQL instead of MySQL for WordPress on Azure. I recently did a project that we migrated a website where wordpress connected to MySQL DB to WordPress, then connected to MsSQL DB. I made many mistakes and encountered many issues so I would like to share them here in hopes you will spared some headaches.

Prerequisites

  1. WordPress
  2. WP-DB-AbstractionPlugin
    1. PHP extension sqlsrv driver installed (read this post
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One comment on “WordPress connecting to SQL Azure
  1. Patrick says:

    There’s a new solution to this problem, especially if you intend to run on Windows Azure. http://ProjectNami.org

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